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An estimated 569 homeless veterans live in the Denver metro area, and Freddie Sprankel used to be one of them. After more than three years in the U.S. Army — including an almost year-long duty tour in Iraq — Sprankel got an honorable … more
The Colorado Veterans of Foreign Wars recently honored Cimarron Middle School eighth-grade history teacher Shannon Shelton as its Teacher of the Year for 2016-17. A ceremony honoring Shelton capped the VFW’s annual state convention, presented at … more
Matthew Schafer was once a soldier stationed in South Korea near the Demilitarized Zone. After three years in the Army, he came back to the United States in 2012, and moved to Littleton from Illinois last year. After a job search and getting … more
Neither Joe Sleevi nor Donald Emmot spoke much about their time in the service during the Vietnam War to their families. There was the unwelcoming reception they received upon their return, as well as some unhappy memories. But, mainly, they just … more
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